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All reviews hoysala empire dedicated to lord shiva intricate carvings amazing architecture huge nandi day trip must visit place archaeological survey of india history lovers local guide stone work indian architecture minute details outer walls soap stone south india mind blowing
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Built in the 1200's this is an amazing Hindu Temple. If you get a good guide you can spend hours hearing the history of the Temple and carvings that make up the exterior. An absolutely beautiful Temple. A must see. Plan on at least two...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Perry H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is very beautiful and it gives us the glimpse of our ancestors. I must say, they were much more modern and creative.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank dmplbksh90
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Four of us visited Halebidu Temple on 13th December 2018 accompanied Mahesh, the guide. We learnt that the temple had been built in the 12th century to rever god Shiva, believed by Hindus as the creator and supreme god. The temple complex is on an...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank seevalid
Reviewed 8 January 2019

The hoysaleshwara temple is one of the famous temple in Halebeedu. You need to park your car beside main road near KSRTC bus stand by paying a whooping parking charge of Rs.50. The temple is very crowded. You could see excellent carvings on temple. Photograpghy...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank RkRoadie
Reviewed 29 December 2018 via mobile

Heritage site.. quite crowded... limited parking space.. guided tour would add value.. place has boarding and lodging facility.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank raghusai26
Reviewed 29 December 2018

This Temple built in year 1121 by Holeshwara Dynesty are a architectural marble..two shiv lings and two very large size Nandi are very attractive and beautiful..The carving on the walls and roof are exceptionally very unique.. must visit olace in Helbidu

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank lovely312015
Reviewed 24 December 2018

The Halebeedu Temple in the interiors of rural Karnataka is one of the icons of the intricately carved temples of Southern India. It is also referred alternately as the Hoysaleshwara Temple. It is a 12th century Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. It is the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 23 December 2018

Hoysaleshwara Temple is a 12th century Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. It is the largest monument in Halebeedu, which was the former capital of the Hoysala Empire. It was sponsored by the King Vishnuvardhana. During the early 14th century Halebeedu was sacked and plundered...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank EkMusafir
Reviewed 21 December 2018

Well crafted temple , built during the Hoysala dynasty rule , near Hassan. This temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva. The carvings on the temple and the pillars are worth seeing. Just outside the temple, there is a museum run by Archaeological Survey of India...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Sunil W
Reviewed 17 December 2018

A very beautiful temple built by the Hoysalas. Known for its beautiful carvings, its a must visit place. Do hire a guide, who will help you with explanations and stories behind few of the carvings here. Ideal time to visit is during the evenings.

Date of experience: January 2018
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Response from BharatKK | Reviewed this property |
Yes.Open every day from 6.30am to 9.00pm.
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Response from hvramesh | Reviewed this property |
Hoysaleshwara Temple is Ancient structure.There is no.ppssibality of wheel chair.however we can see the structure around the temple